NJ Refinery shuts down coker unit

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Refinery Outages Wed, 12 Jul 2000, 4:11pm EDT

07/12 14:45 Refinery Update: PDVSA Shuts Cardon Coker Unit, Traders Say By Stephen Ring

Princeton, New Jersey, July 12 (Bloomberg Energy)-- The following refinery is reported to be undergoing unplanned maintenance. The information has not been confirmed by the company.

Company: Petroleos de Venezuela SA Location: Paraguana Refining Complex, Punta Cardon

Falcon, Venezuela Unit Type: Coker Capacity: 60,000 barrels a day Output: 0 barrels a day Event: The unit was shut for unplanned maintenance

which is expected to last until late

August. The company is set to shut a coker

at its Amuay refinery for planned

maintenance in September. Traders said the

unit shutdowns could prevent the company

from exporting naphtha for three months. Source: Traders Company Confirmation: No


-- Martin Thompson (mthom1927@aol.com), July 12, 2000

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